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Meals Partnership Coalition Manager OSL (Operation Sack Lunch) +1 more

  • Date Posted September 20, 2022
  • Location Seattle, WA
  • Category Culinary / Nonprofit
  • Job type Full-Time
Company description

Operating on the premise that nutritional excellence is a right we are born to and not a privilege we earn, OSL continues to be a lifeline to nutritious meals for our most challenged and compromised citizens. OSL is unique in that it is critical to Seattle’s emergency meal system. Those we serve are often unable to access food in more conventional ways and our Outdoor Meal Site is the last line of defense for those in our community living directly on the streets. Our service is consistent in all ways. Serving three nutritionally dense meals a day, seven days a week, year round, to those struggling with hunger, we are always on time, our meals are always excellent, and our staff and volunteers are always respectful and caring. This consistency provides our guests with a way to ward off starvation, and partake in an excellent meal, and stability in an otherwise unstable world.

Job description Salary range for this position is $68K to $75K annually DOE. Benefits include 100% employer paid preventative medical coverage, $300 monthly transportation stipend, and generous leave package.

The Meals Partnership Coalition (MPC) works to ensure that safe, nutrient dense meals are available to those who struggle with hunger. MPC exists to create linkages between emergency meal providers, food donors, funders, community volunteers, and other partners in the area of hunger relief. It is our goal to ensure both the continued availability of safely prepared, nutrient dense, meals to those needing nutritional support and assure that emergency meal providers have the necessary physical and financial infrastructures to support emerging program needs.

MPC is seeking a Program Manager to oversee the operational and administrative functions of the coalition to enhance the distribution of food, supplies, equipment and additional resources, improve the capacity for meal providers to raise necessary operating funds, and improve meal service delivery and access in Seattle/King County communities.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:
Facilitate monthly Steering committee meetings to develop agenda and facilitation plan for monthly membership meetings as well as distribute meeting minutes and other relevant updates to member agencies
Represent MPC priorities with external community including other human service providers, elected officials and government employees, and others
Oversee product distribution including donated & purchased inventory as well as coordinating pickup and delivery of goods
Submit all necessary grant invoices and status reports to funders, including city, state, and private grants
Maintain accurate records including general membership and committee membership,

Desired Skills and Qualifications:
An understanding of nutritional density, and a deep understanding of the root causes of food insecurity, the spectrum of interventions to stop hunger, and an educated interest in the politics of hunger in Seattle and King County
Ability to honor, respect, and value the lives and human rights of all people, regardless of race, religion, gender preference, sexual orientation, economic standing, mental or physical capabilities
At least three years of successful non-profit program management experience, with a preference for management experience with low and no-cost meal or food programs
Excellent communication skills, relationship building, and conflict resolution skills
Excellent program management skills including program planning and implementation, organizational and time-management skills, the ability to multi-task, fundraising experience, and the ability to develop and manage budgets
Ability to work within a coalition of diverse program types and sizes, utilizing a modified consensus-based organizational model
Proficiency with computing and computer software applications such as the Microsoft suite and google drive, and/or the ability to learn new software.

MPC is an autonomous arm of OSL (formerly Operation: Sack Lunch), and will be primarily supported and supervised by OSL’s administration, as well as the MPC Steering Committee.

OSL maintains a drug and alcohol-free workplace. OSL is an equal opportunity employer serving people of various communities and backgrounds. OSL is committed to being fully inclusive, diverse and antiracist, and we encourage women, BIPOC, and members of the LGBTQIA+ community to apply.  Compensation this position is : salaried, 50k-75k Application instructions Please click here to sign in and view application details.
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